CYAF803
Student Teaching Seminar in Family and Consumer SciencesCrosslisted with CYAF 403

Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in both CYAF 803 and CYAF 897J

Description: Analysis of school programs with attention to: teacher certification in Family and Consumer Sciences; teacher and student rights and responsibilities; proper conduct of teachers; selected legal aspects of education; methods of communicating with parents and community members; current issues which impact education; and reflection and discussion of student teaching experiences. Reinforcement of learning theories, teaching principles, management, and best practices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF804A
Family and Consumer Sciences Methods

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF degree program and permission

Distance education course delivered by Central Washington State University.

Description: The analysis and development of curriculum and methods of teaching Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) in the context of the National Standards for FCS students, the National Standards for teachers of FCS and the standards for the state in which the candidate will teach. Learners and the learning environment; program leadership; beginning instructional strategies; Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA); curriculum development; integration of technology in the FCS classroom; and assessment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF804B
Family and Consumer Sciences Methods II

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program and permission.

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University.

Description: Development of curriculum and methods of teaching Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) in the context of the National Standards for FCS students, the National Standards for teachers of FCS and the standards for the state in which the candidate will teach. Learners and the learning environment; program leadership; beginning instructional strategies; Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA); curriculum development; integration of technology in the FCS classroom and assessment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF805
Administration in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Description: Administration of family and consumer sciences programs. Emphasis on educational leadership and related issues in a variety of educational settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF806
Evaluation and Assessment

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF Graduate program or permission

Description: Procedures for appraisal of individual growth and achievement in all subject areas in family and consumer sciences. Development of evaluative instruments for cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning and interpretation of data in the evaluation of various types of family and consumer sciences programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF807
Supervisory LeadershipCrosslisted with ALEC 407, ALEC 807

Prerequisites: ALEC 302.

Description: Knowledge and theoretical basis for practicing supervisors in a changing workplace where supervisors have increasing responsibilities due to the flattening or organizational structures, solving supervisory challenges in organizing and planning, problem solving and decision making, performance appraisal and leading a diverse workforce.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF808
Occupational Programs in Family and Consumer Sciences

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by Iowa State University.

Description: Planning and implementing occupational Family and Consumer Sciences programs in career and technical education. Cooperative education, career pathways, and work-based education.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF809
Curriculum Development in Family and Consumer Sciences

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF Graduate program or permission

Description: Development of family and consumer sciences programs for secondary schools, colleges, universities, and extension programs. Focus on theories of curriculum and recent trends affecting family and consumer sciences programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF810
Transdisciplinary Obesity PreventionCrosslisted with NUTR 810

Prerequisites: NUTR 455 or equivalent; Graduate standing

Description: Using a transdisciplinary team of faculty and guest lecturers, students will be introduced to the interrelationship of obesity and dietary components, behavior, exercise and sports science, physical activity, health promotion, genetics, nutrigenomics, child development, family dynamics, cultural issues, epidemiology, population disparity, educational leadership, public policy and other related topics.

This course is a prerequisite for: NUTR 910, CYAF 910

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF811
Family Immigration and Migration

Description: Exploration of migration in a global context, including how policies shape emigration and immigration of families in different parts of the world. Specific attention will be paid to the social, cultural, political, and economic factors related to early childhood education, parenting, adolescent identity, marriage and relationships, elder care, health and wellbeing, and host-country integration.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF812
Supervision of Secondary Student Teachers

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF Graduate program or permission

Description: The course is designed to prepare cooperating teachers within Career & Technical Education, specifically, family and consumer sciences. Supervision of student teachers is an essential component of teacher preparation, and as such, the roles of student teacher, cooperating teacher, university supervisor, and state department of education will be analyzed. Mentoring strategies, evaluation and feedback models and collaborative teaching approaches will also be discussed. An opportunity will be provided to address potential areas of concern regarding teacher preparation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF813B
Internship: Selected Experiences

Prerequisites: Permission

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Actual and simulated experiences in working with persons through human resources and family sciences in special focused areas of student¿s choice, e.g., adult education, career education, post-secondary education, special needs programs, consumer affairs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

CYAF814
Evaluation in Career and Technical EducationCrosslisted with TEAC 814

Description: Two aspects of evaluation in the classroom: 1) selection and use of evaluation in assessing learning, and 2) consideration of conceptual and methodological issues in conducting evaluation to determine and account for the effectiveness of programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF815
Family and Violence in the Global Context

Description: The concept of violence includes both interpersonal violence (child abuse, violence against women) and collective violence (war, genocide) and their intersections. The nature, causes, agents, and consequences of, as well as responses to violence are examined in the social, political, economic, cultural and global contexts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF816
Educational ProgrammingCrosslisted with CYAF 416

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate educational experiences for a variety of audiences in non-formal settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF817
Critical Issues for the Beginning Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher

Description: Examines issues faced by beginning or returning Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) teachers. Possible issues are classroom management, planning, selecting resources, and other critical issues to the new teacher. The theory and its application to the students¿ educational setting discussed for each issue. Includes how teachers can mentor and support one another as a collaborative group.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF818
History and Philosophy of Family and Consumer Science and Career and Technical Education

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF degree program and permission

Distance education course delivered by University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Description: History, mission, philosophy and development of Family and Consumer Sciences (CYAF) and career and technical education. Societal context for families and communities. Impact of selected legislation on family and consumer sciences programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF821
Insurance Planning for Families

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Description: Risk management concepts, ethical considerations, tools, and strategies for individuals and families. Life insurance; property and casualty insurance; liability insurance; accident, disability, health, and long-term care insurance; and, government-subsidized programs. Case studies provide experience in selecting appropriate insurance products.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF822
Financial Counseling

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Distance education course delivered by North Dakota State University.

Description: Theory and research regarding the interactive process between clients and practitioner, including communication techniques, motivation and esteem building, the counseling environment, ethics, and methods of data intake verification and analysis. Legal issues, compensation, uses of technology to identify resources, information management, and current or emerging issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF823
Estate Planning for Families

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Distance education course delivered by Montana State University.

Description: Fundamentals of the estate planning process, including estate settlement, estate and gift taxes, property ownership and transfer, and powers of appointment. Tools and techniques used in implementing an effective estate plan, ethical considerations, and new and emerging issues in the field. Case studies provide experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF824
Fundamentals of Financial Planning

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University.

Description: Issues and concepts related to the overall financial planning process and establishing client-planner relationships. Services provided, documentation required, and client-CFP licensee relationships. Competencies related to gathering of client data, determining goals and expectations, and assessing the client¿s financial status. Emerging issues and the role of ethics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF825
Reading in the Content Area

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Description: Basic reading and writing process relating to content literacy including schema theory, comprehension, and second language acquisition. The contribution of content literacy to content material and positive learning environments. Use of a variety of materials including textbooks, literature, Internet resources and media in the content classroom. Assisting diverse students in the use of reading, writing and vocabulary strategies to learn content material.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF826
Military Personal Financial Readiness

Description: An overview of the topics relevant to the financial planning process including: Unique needs, terminology, benefits, and resources that impact military service members and their families. Status of service member; financial readiness; financial management; recordkeeping; cash flow management; tax management; retirement management; estate management; and special topics management; risk management; credit and debt management; savings, education planning, and investment. Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF827
Lifespan Development

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permision

CYAF 827 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: This course covers the human development including the cognitive, social-emotional, motor, language, and moral domains from both a lifespan and a bio-ecological perspective.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF828
Retirement Planning, Employee Benefits and the Family

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Description: Micro and macro considerations in retirement planning for individuals and families. Various types of retirement plans, ethical consideration in providing retirement planning services, assessing and forecasting financial needs, integration of retirement plans with government benefits, and current research and theory. Case studies provide experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF829
Leadership, Administration, & Management in Community Programs

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 829 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: This course serves as an overview of management and leadership concepts related to the operational and administrative competencies necessary in effective community-based family and youth organizations and agencies. It is designed to provide students with foundational skills and knowledge to manage day-to-day functions related to organizational systems such as human resource management, financial management, risk management, strategic planning, governance and advisory structures, and marketing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF831
Immigrant Families and Life Stories

Description: History, culture, and experiences of immigrant and transnational families.Examination of the current state of global immigrant families, future trends, and implications for family services and policy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF832
Techniques of Supervision in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF Graduate program or permission

Description: The philosophy, responsibilities, and techniques of supervision in family and consumer sciences and other learning environments. Designed for masters and doctoral level students.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF833
Children, Families, Communities and the Natural Environment

Description: Examine interconnections among children, families, communities and the natural environment, with implications for sustainability and programming.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF834
Marriage and Committed Relationships from a Worldwide Perspective

Description: Examination of the complexities of marital and committed relationships from both global and developmental perspectives and through Ecological Systems and Family Systems theoretical lenses.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF835
Professional Practices in Financial Planning

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Description: Challenges of managing financial planning practices: business valuation, personnel, marketing, client services, ethics and technical applications. Case study analysis, relying on a theoretical and applied approach, will provide practical exposure to management issues. Emphasis on current research findings. Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF836
Financial Planning Case Studies

Prerequisites: Completion of all courses toward the Family Financial Planning specialization or permission

Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University.

Description: Capstone course integrating both theoretical and applied concepts, including research findings introduced in all other courses. Students develop written financial plans based on comprehensive cases, presented to a panel of practitioners.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF837
Families Across the Life Course

Description: Exploration of family interactions and individual development across the life span and the cultural, political, and social factors that impact development globally.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF838
Parenting Education

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permision

CYAF 838 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: The course is needed for the online specialization in Family and Community Services. This course will examine theories, models, research and skills regarding parenting effectiveness and parent-child relations in the context of Western and Eastern cultures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF839
Program Development and Evaluation

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 839 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: This course analyzes the principles and methods of program design, implementation, and outcome evaluation of family programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF840
Personal Income Taxation

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Distance education course delivered by Montana State University.

Description: Income tax practices and procedures including tax regulations, tax return preparation, tax audits, appeals, preparation for an administrative or judicial forum, and ethical considerations. Family/individual case studies provide practice in applying and analyzing information.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF841
Housing/Real Estate

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Distance education course delivered by Iowa State University.

Description: The role of housing and real estate in the financial planning process from a theoretical perspective. Taxation, legal aspects, mortgages, and financial calculations related to home ownership and real estate investments. New and emerging issues, as well as the role of ethics in financial planning.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF842
Parent-Child Relationships Across the Life Span

Description: Study of parent-child relationships from a developmental, systems, and life-span perspective, including theory, research methods, and application of knowledge.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF843
Family, School and Community Partnerships

Description: The role of family, school, and community partnerships in learning and development across the world. Strategies for mobilizing these partnerships to affect change in diverse environments.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF844
Family Centered Practice through the Life Course

Description: The connection and collaboration between services and families will be explored with an emphasis on building family-friendly, family-supportive community structures that harness family strengths.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF845
Research in Leadership EducationCrosslisted with ALEC 845

Description: Steps in preparing a research proposal, including statement of the research question, review of relevant literature, and determination of an appropriate research design and methodology. Research methodology, including both quantitative and qualitative procedures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF846
Addictions and FamiliesCrosslisted with CYAF 446, CYAF 446H

Description: Introduction to addictions from a family systems perspective: theories; behavioral patterns; physiological, psychological and social impacts on individuals and the family; and implications for interventions and treatment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF847
Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Youth in Professional ContextCrosslisted with WMNS 847, CYAF 447, WMNS 447

Description: Contextual considerations and research-informed guidelines for working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) youth in professional settings such as education, mental health, medical, and community outreach. The systemic context of GLBT youth, including developmental transitions, unique stressors, peer relationships, familial environments, and ways to help GLBT youth thrive

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF848A
Financial Theory and Research I

Description: Theories of family functioning, macroeconomic theory related to family resource allocation decisions, the family as an economic unit, and the interaction of the economy and families.

This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 848B

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF848B
Financial Theory and Research II

Prerequisites: CYAF 848A

Description: Microeconomic theory as it relates to family resource allocation decisions, theories of household behavior, the life cycle hypothesis, behavioral economics, behavioral finance, theories of behavioral change, and psychological theories of family well-being. Focus on empirical research investigating household financial decision-making.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF849
Resilience in Families

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 849 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: Exploration of the evolution of a resilience approach to the study of families and human development. Using a lifespan approach, students will explore resilience across time as well as within special populations such as families experiencing crisis and trauma, culturally diverse families, and military families.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF850
Teaching Family and Consumer Sciences with Technology

Prerequisites: Admission to the CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by South Dakota State University.

Description: Integration of technology in the family and consumer sciences classroom focusing on the National Education Technology Standards (NETS).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF851
Learning and Teaching Principles and Practice in Family and Consumer SciencesCrosslisted with CYAF 451

Prerequisites: Admission to the Family and Consumer Sciences Secondary Teacher Education Program; completion of 80% of subject area coursework with a 2.5 GPA or better; parallel CYAF 297J (1 cr) or CYAF 894J (1cr)

Description: Theoretical issues in the area of teaching and leaning as applied in Family and Consumer Sciences. Development of middle and secondary education curriculum in Family and Consumer Sciences using student-centered, interactive methods of instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF852
Curriculum Principles and Practices in Family and Consumer SciencesCrosslisted with CYAF 452

Prerequisites: Admission to the Family and Consumer Sciences Secondary Teacher Education Program; completion of 80% of subject area course work with a 2.5 GPA or better; CYAF 451/851; parallel CYAF 397J (1 cr) or CYAF 894J (1 cr)

Description: Practical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to Family and Consumer Sciences. Develop teaching and/or learning plans for teaching Family and Consumer Sciences. Analyze classroom management practices and develop plans for assessment.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

CYAF853
Families in Crisis

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 853 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: The purpose of this course is to examine the experiences of individuals and families when crises occur. The course is designed to introduce you to traumatic stress from both individual and systemic theoretical perspectives. It will introduce and review the theoretical and historical beginnings of the concept of trauma, which includes the acceptance of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a diagnosis in the DSM IV. This course will discuss various trauma reactions, effects of stressful events, as well as the treatment of trauma, stress and crises. Resilience and transcendence of trauma will be outlined, with an emphasis on the importance of self-care for helping professionals working in this area. A particular focus will be placed in understanding the common and unique experiences of individuals and families affected by grief and loss, addictions and substance abuse, violence, child abuse and neglect, and suicidal ideation based on various contextual factors. The course will include discussion of evidence-based prevention and treatment options as well as community resources for individuals and families affected by stress, trauma, and crises.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF854
Family Dynamics

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 854 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: The course will examine theories of family function and dysfunction, techniques of assessment, and models of family intervention.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF855
Psychology of Adolescence

Prerequisites: Admission to the CYAF graduate program and permission

Distance education course delivered by North Dakota State University.

Description: Student differences and ways of adjusting teaching practice to meet individual needs. Application of learning theories to educate the whole child (cognitive, affective, social). Equitable treatment of students.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF856
Foundations and Principles in Family and Community Services

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 856 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: This course provides an introduction to the program of family and community services and professions that involve working with individuals and families in communities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF857
Family Resource Management

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission.

CYAF 857 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: Survey course of personal finance and family resource management literature to provide an overview of how individual and family members develop and exercise their capacity to obtain and manage resources to meet life needs. Resources include the self, other people, time, money, energy, material assets, space, and environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF858
Family Stress and Crisis, Coping and RecoveryCrosslisted with CYAF 458

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Normative and non-normative family stressors (e.g. violence, economic conditions, war and political conflict, natural disasters) and how they affect family functioning. Family stress theories are used to understand crisis events and how families can cope and recover.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF859
Interpersonal Relationships

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

CYAF 859 is open to students in the Military Academic Advancement Program.

Description: This course will conduct an in-depth examination of interpersonal relationships, including theoretical perspectives, research methods, relationship forms, relationship processes, and how context affects relationships.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF860
Human Dimensions of SustainabilityCrosslisted with CYAF 460

Description: Examination of the interdependence of human, ecological, economic sustainability and ways to lead a more sustainable life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF861
Foundations of Youth Development

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Description: Fundamentals of youth development and the youth development profession. Ethical, professional and historical elements of youth development as it has evolved toward professionalization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CYAF862
Case Studies: Strengths and Challenges of Families Across the World

Description: Exploration of family strengths and challenges from multiple nations and cultures using case study methodology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF863
Youth Professionals as Consumers of Research

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and North Dakota State University.

Description: Research report evaluation skills for youth development professionals. Fundamental quantitative and qualitative research principles guiding disciplined inquiry. Application of research results and theories to practice.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF864
Community Youth Development

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

May be offered via distance education by Michigan State University.

Description: National emphasis of strength-based or asset approach to community youth development, encompassing individual development and adolescent relationships with environments. Research, theory and practice applied in communities. Existing models, theoretical and applied literature, and current community efforts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF865
Research Design and Methods

Description: Qualitative and quantitative research designs and methods used in conducting research. Students develop a research proposal.

This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 982; CYAF 983

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF866
Family Professionals as Consumers of Research

Description: Elements of conducting and reporting research and various research designs. Quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Skills required to effectively evaluate the quality of research reports and how to apply findings to practices in education, counseling, and family policy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF868
Adolescents and Their Families

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Description: Adolescent development as related to and intertwined with family development. Reciprocal influences between adolescents and their families. Working with youth vis a vis the family system.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF869
Administration and Program Management

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Description: Introduction to the development, administration and management of youth-serving organizations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF871
Human Sexuality and SocietyCrosslisted with CYAF 471, EDPS 471, PSYC 471, SOCI 471, EDPS 871, PSYC 871, SOCI 871

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Open to advanced students planning careers in the professions in which knowledge of human behavior and society is important (e.g., helping professions, medicine, law, ministry, education, etc.).

Description: Interdisciplinary approach to the study of human sexuality in terms of the psychological, social, cultural, anthropological, legal, historical, and physical characteristics of individual sexuality and sex in society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF872
Youth Development

Prerequisites: 12 hours CYAF or social sciences

Distance education course delivered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of North Dakota.

Description: Scientific literature concerning the interrelationship of the physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of the adolescent and young adulthood years. Understanding of individuals and their continuous adjustment within the family life cycle as they make the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF873
Program Design, Evaluation and Implementation

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Description: Overview of program development process and outcome evaluation of community children and family programs. Theoretical, methodological and programmatic issues in conducting programs and scholarship.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF874
Assessment in Early ChildhoodCrosslisted with CYAF 474

Prerequisites: 12 hrs CYAF, or related social sciences.

Description: Selection, use, and interpretation of assessment instruments for understanding the developmental level of children from birth through age eight. Assessment of reasoning and thinking processes, concept formation, and social cognition.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF875
Youth in Cultural Contexts

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by Michigan State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Description: Cultural context factors that affect youth from a holistic perspective within and outside the family unit. The cultural heritage of differing family types. Social and educational processes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF876
Cognitive Processes in ChildrenCrosslisted with CYAF 476

Description: Overview of early childhood cognitive development and education. Nature and development of reasoning and thinking processes and concept formation in children. In-depth examination of early childhood cognitive developmental theories and their implications for teachers, parents, and others working with young children.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF877
Administration of Early Childhood ProgramsCrosslisted with CYAF 477

Prerequisites: 12 hrs family and consumer sciences including CYAF 270.

Description: Administration of early childhood programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF878
Youth Policy

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by Michigan State University.

Description: Various federal and state policies designed specifically for youth. Existing state and national policies as to whether they contribute to, or act as barriers to, desired developmental outcomes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF879
Research Methods in Family Studies

Description: Scientific, holistic and innovative approaches to studying children and families across the globe. The influence of international, cross-cultural, and other multi-national social, religious, and political contexts that affect the study of families throughout the world will be explored.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF880
Contemporary Youth Issues

Description: Issues faced by youth such as life skills, violence, and appearance. Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF882
Understanding Families from a Global ContextCrosslisted with CYAF 482

Description: Acquire the knowledge, competencies, and experiences that will allow greater participation as a global citizen by examining the historical, cultural, ethnic, economic, systemic and socio-cultural complexities of families.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF882A
Learning Abroad with Child, Youth and Family StudiesCrosslisted with CYAF 482A

Description: Experience the rich culture within countries around the world through interactions with families, children, couples and individuals within their country context. Emphasis is on learning about families, early childhood, youth and adults, and the impact of systems and services within the cultural context.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CYAF883
Investing for the Family's Future

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program

Distance education course delivered by Iowa State University.

Description: Investment options for families. Common stocks, fixed income securities, convertible securities, and related choices. The relationship between investment options and employee and/or employer benefit plan choices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF884
Foundations in Family Studies

Description: Introduction to the trans-disciplinary field of Family Studies from global perspectives. Theoretical and research approaches to the study of the family in varied cultural and national contexts will be explored.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF885
Families and Cultural Diversity

Description: Critical understanding of the diversity of family forms in their cultural contexts. The impact of history, tradition and contemporary trends on families will be explored. Emphasis will be on recognizing, accepting, and working within a context of diversity of culture and family form.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF886
Strengths and Challenges of Families Across the World

Description: Theoretical, practical and experiential learning to enhance understanding of family strengths and challenges across the world. Principles for developing culturally sensitive strengths-enhancing programming for children and families throughout the world will be addressed.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF887
International Perspective on Family Policy

Description: Analysis of the systems, contexts and policies that affect individuals and families throughout the world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF888
Child and Family PolicyCrosslisted with CYAF 488

Description: Analysis of child and family policies, including what is family policy, how policy is made and implemented, how values and goals affect policy and future directions for child and family policies in America and in other countries.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF889
Program Design , Implementation and Evaluation

Description: Analysis of the systems, contexts and policies that affect individuals and families throughout the world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF890
Workshop SeminarCrosslisted with CYAF 490

Description: Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies. Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF890A
Workshop Seminar: Early ChildhoodCrosslisted with CYAF 490A

Description: Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF890D
Workshop Seminar: Family ScienceCrosslisted with CYAF 490D

Description: Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF890J
Workshop Seminar: Family and Consumer Science EducationCrosslisted with CYAF 490J

Description: Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF890Y
Workshop Seminar: Youth DevelopmentCrosslisted with CYAF 490Y

Description: Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF891
Special Topics in Human SciencesCrosslisted with HUMS 891, NUTR 891, SLPA 891, TEAC 891, TMFD 891

Description: Aspects of human sciences not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF892
Special Topics in EducationCrosslisted with EDAD 892, EDPS 892, EDUC 892, SPED 892, TEAC 892

Prerequisites: EDPS 859 or parallel; EDPS 859 or equivalent

Description: Aspects of education not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF893
Special Topics in Contemporary Family IssuesCrosslisted with CYAF 493

Description: Current issues such as debt management, gender and family, low-income families, retirement planning, work and family, mothering, fathering, housing. Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:18
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF894J
Professional Practicum Experiences

Prerequisites: Admission to the Program

Description: Family and Consumer Sciences Education.

This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 452, CYAF 852

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:10
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

CYAF895
Special Topics in Family and Cultural DiversityCrosslisted with CYAF 495

Topics vary.

Description: Current topics related to diverse populations, e.g., religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:18
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF895A
Study Abroad/Away in Child, Youth & Family StudiesCrosslisted with CYAF 495A

Prerequisites: Department permission

Description: Participation in a department sponsored Study Abroad experience. Must enroll in course during time of experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF896
Advanced Independent StudyCrosslisted with CYAF 496

Prerequisites: 12 hrs CYAF and/or related social sciences.

CYAF 496/896 requires a contract and the contract is to be completed before registering for the course. Work in CYAF 496/896 is supervised and evaluated by a CYAF faculty member.

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, or creative production may or may not be an extension of course work.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CYAF897A
Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education

Prerequisites: CYAF 270 and CYAF 270L with grades of 'C' or better; and permission.

Description: Integrating development theory into the planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual and group experiences for young children in the child development laboratory.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF897B
Practicum in Family Financial Planning

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF graduate program or permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

CYAF897D
Community Internship in Child, Youth and Family StudiesCrosslisted with CYAF 497D

Prerequisites: Junior standing; 12 hrs CYAF or other social sciences.

Orientation in prior semester and contract required.

Description: Fieldwork in agencies serving children, youth, families and communities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

CYAF897E
Practicum in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Prerequisites: Admission to CYAF degree program and permission

Description: Development and implementation of teaching plans in supervised schools grades 7-12. Observation of the effectiveness of classroom management practices.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF897I
Student Teaching in an Infant/Toddler ProgramCrosslisted with CYAF 497I

Description: Integrated developmental theories and research evidence into the planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual and group experiences for children in an infant and toddler program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

CYAF897J
Student Teaching in Family and Consumer SciencesCrosslisted with CYAF 497J

Prerequisites: Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grade of 'C+' (2.33) in each of these courses.

CYAF 497J/897J requires a middle-level or high school experience. CYAF 497J is 'Pass/No Pass only'.

Description: Supervised teaching experience in schools.

Course details
Credit Hours:6-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:6-9

ACE:

CYAF897K
Student Teaching in Kindergarten

Description: Integrating developmental theories and research evidence into the planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual and group experiences for children in a classroom experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF898
Research Experience in Child, Youth and Family Studies

Prerequisites: 18 hrs CYAF and/or social sciences

Description: Participation in an ongoing research project in child development studies and/or early childhood education, family science, marriage and family therapy, family and financial management, or family and consumer sciences education.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

CYAF899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

CYAF900
Philosophy of Child and Family Sciences

Description: Theory and modes of inquiry in child and family science, and how this theory and evidence is used to discover knowledge.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF910
Research Planning and Grant Writing for Childhood ObesityCrosslisted with NUTR 910

Prerequisites: NUTR 810 or CYAF 810

Description: The purpose of this course is to examine the philosophy, goals, and methodologies related within the concept of childhood obesity research and to apply the principles of the transdisciplinary nature of childhood obesity prevention and treatment in transdisciplinary obesity prevention research and evaluation. The course will include acquisition of resources to address childhood obesity issues, exposure to funding opportunities, research design and grant development, translation of research or programmatic findings to community and professional audiences.

This course is a prerequisite for: NUTR 911, CYAF 911

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF911
Practicum: Experiential Learning Experiences in Childhood Obesity PreventionCrosslisted with NUTR 911

Prerequisites: NUTR 910 or CYAF 910 or concurrent

Description: Practicum: Experiential Learning Experiences in Childhood Obesity Prevention is a section of the Nutrition and Health Sciences Practicum course. This course is an applied, monitored, and supervised field based learning experience. Students gain practical experience as they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. The purpose of this course is to provide students with transdisciplinary experiential learning experiences related to childhood obesity prevention or treatment. Students will work with the course instructor to determine a practicum site that meets the student¿s interests and the requirements of the course. Students will work collaboratively with a transdisciplinary team of individuals at the practicum site to meet the course student learning outcomes through hands on experiences.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CYAF920
Teaching PracticumCrosslisted with NUTR 920, TMFD 920

Prerequisites: CYAF 918 or permission of department chair

Description: Supervised classroom experiences designed to develop competencies in teaching at the college level.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930
Sociological/Anthropological Research Methods in EducationCrosslisted with EDPS 930, NUTR 930, TEAC 930

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:15
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930A
Ethnographic MethodsCrosslisted with EDPS 930A, NUTR 930A, TEAC 930A, ANTH 930A

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930B
Special Topics in Qualitative and/or Quantitative Research MethodsCrosslisted with EDPS 930B, NUTR 930B, TEAC 930B

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930D
Discourse Analysis Across School, Home and Community SettingsCrosslisted with EDPS 930D, NUTR 930D, TEAC 930D

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930E
Introduction to Linguistic Analysis of Classroom InteractionCrosslisted with EDPS 930E, NUTR 930E, TEAC 930E

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930J
Hermeneutic Traditions in EducationCrosslisted with EDPS 930J, NUTR 930J, TEAC 930J

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF930K
Quantitative Research Traditions in EducationCrosslisted with EDPS 930K, NUTR 930K, TEAC 930K

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF951
Theoretical Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy

Prerequisites: 12 hrs CYAF and/or social sciences

Description: General systems theory, its derivations and application in family therapy. Family therapy's history, contributions, current theorists, and approaches.

This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 954; CYAF 955

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF952
Psychopathology and Dysfunctional Interactions

Description: Psychological, behavioral and emotional disorders identified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual and various interpersonal dysfunctions. Interpersonal antecedents and consequences of these disorders. Integration of individual and family diagnosis. Research supporting treatment from a family systems approach.

This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 954

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF953
Issues and Ethics for Family Professionals

Prerequisites: 12 hrs CYAF and/or social sciences

Description: Ethical and professional issues that family professionals confront as they assist families to cope with problems and strengthen family systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF954
Assessment in Family Therapy

Prerequisites: 12 hrs CYAF and/or social sciences; CYAF 951 and 952, or equivalent or permission

Description: Assessment of family systems using objective and subjective measures for the purpose of clinical intervention and research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF955
Clinical Family Therapy

Prerequisites: 12 hrs CYAF and/or social sciences; masters admission in CYAF; CYAF 951, and permission

Description: Didactic training and supervised laboratory/clinic-based experiences in marriage and family therapy.

This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 997

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF956
Couples and Sex Therapy

Prerequisites: Permission

CYAF 956 is only open to those students involved in clinical training.

Description: This course examines sexual functioning through a systemic perspective as it relates to clinical practice with individual adults and couples. Research and theories pertaining to sexual development, sexual behavior and expression, and relational sexual functioning are explored. Assessment and treatment of sexual and associated partner relational dysfunctions are examined from theoretical and applied perspectives.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF961
Seminar in Parent/Child Relationships

Description: Relationships between parents and children from the developmental, contextual, and life-span perspectives. Theoretical, methodological, and applied implications of research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF970
Advanced Early Childhood Education

Prerequisites: 18 hrs PSYC, EDPS, SOCI, or CYAF

Description: Advanced philosophy, procedures, and policies relating to early childhood education at the nursery school-kindergarten level and care of children outside the home.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF971
Seminar in Child Development

Prerequisites: 18 hrs PSYC, EDPS, SOCI, or CYAF

Description: Analysis of major studies and current literature in Child Development/Early Childhood Education.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF972
Theories of Human Development and Family Relations

Prerequisites: 18 hrs PSYC, and/or EDPS, and/or SOCI, and/or CYAF

Description: Theoretical basis of child study and family analysis. Critical evaluation of methods and theories in child development, family relations, and human development from an integrative and holistic perspective.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF973
Social Processes in Children

Prerequisites: Graduate Standing

Description: Synthesis of current and historical perspectives in theory and research on children's social development including multiple contexts for socialization/individuation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF974
The Infant in the Family

Prerequisites: 12 hrs in CYAF, or social sciences

Description: Infant development within the context of the family.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF982
International Research Methods for Advanced Global Scholars

Prerequisites: CYAF 865 or equivalent

Description: Introduction to the intricacies of conducting research in countries other than the US. The course is divided into two sections. Section I prepares for successful global research by focusing on cultural competence and sensitivity, developing international relationships and collaborations, and global professional ethics. Section II will focus on applications of these concepts by introducing a variety of successful approaches and research methodologies through the international research of CEHS faculty. The emphasis will be on qualitative and quantitative research methods used across the multiple disciplines represented in the college.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF983
Research Methods for Relational Dynamics

Prerequisites: CYAF 865 or equivalent

Description: Examination of research methods used in family science, focusing on helping students to develop the knowledge and skill needed to evaluate and conduct research in which the family is the primary unit of analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF989
Collaborative Health Care

Description: Conceptual models for collaborative care practices with an emphasis on care delivery systems in rural areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CYAF995
Doctoral Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission

CYAF 995 is intended primarily for doctoral students, although other graduate students may be admitted with permission.

Description: Develop, execute and report on one or more projects on an individual or small group basis. Immersion in outcome-based scholarly activities with a faculty mentor. The interaction between research and practice.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:18
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

CYAF996
Scholarly Practice and Discovery

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Investigation related to family and consumer sciences.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CYAF997
Advanced Practicum in Family Therapy

Prerequisites: CYAF 955 and permission

Description: Supervised marital and family therapy in university and community agencies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

CYAF998
Special Topics in Human SciencesCrosslisted with NUTR 998, TMFD 998

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CYAF999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: